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    I can't choose between two guys.

    I need someone to pick my brain. One of them is my ex. We dated for over one year, and have been broken up for about one year. He's also one year younger than me. He's always treated me better than anyone else has. He loved me unconditionally and part of me still loves him. I...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I work at the Police Department

    and have been training to become a sergeant. I just found out today in order for my training hours to count I'll have to work under a supervisor other than my current one. So basically my options are to work under patrol which I used to do but I really don't want to do that...
    Foxyvan Foxyvan 41-45, F 8 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    imlost77 imlost77 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I need to talk to someone

    that can be honest and tell me their opinion on a thing I did
    Kaitlyn0804 Kaitlyn0804 16-17, F 37 Responses May 16

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    I know most of you won't take me seriously,

    because what do I know? I just have something really personal i need advice about? but about a month ago, I was introduced to a guy I really like, and we both just clicked. We started hanging out, but we soon started dating, and everything was going perfectly! (I have never been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 25

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    So, somehow, this happened.

    .. I work at a convalescent home, and they needed someone to accompany the elder folk on their hospital visits. I volunteered, and as you'd have it, the van driver who transported us to the hospitals is sooo handsome. Not only that but he has the most likeable friendly...
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F 16 Responses Jan 22

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    The people in my school are terrible people.

    They act like their your friend over a text message and when you get to school they want nothing to do with you. They play with your emotions. They are bad examples. I have truly never met anyone like these people. I moved to the school two years ago. They don't let you be you...
    thatsme55 thatsme55 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    Input Quickly Please

    I have received some disturbing text messages from an EP member. This person has also written a blog in the past few minutes saying "good bye" Do you fine EPers think I should start calling high schools in this persons home town and try to reach a GC to intervene...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 16 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    I don't know what to do with my life.

    I'm seventeen. No "real" friends. I'm all alone in my room every night with my black light on listening to music and wishing someone would talk to me, make me feel like they care for my existence. I'm really stupid I know because school lets me now I am and it reminds me...
    Gus1996 Gus1996 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Ok I'm an ordinary guy in my fourties trying

    to restart my life. I broke up with the woman I've been with for fifteen year's about 4 month's ago. Everyone in my life tell's me I am a good looking man and I believe them. I just can't get over how dam shy I am. I see it as a flaw and want to use it as my strength. I am sick...
    Encontrados Encontrados 41-45, M 3 Responses May 22, 2014

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    NEED A GUYS OPINION!!

    ! Boyfriend of 6 years of friendship and two years dating says I'm becoming more of a best friend. He is a soldier in the United States Army and he is home. I don't know what to do. We both really want to work it out because we both agreed it's very worth it. I told him to take...
    KatelynR87 KatelynR87 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Do you think it's 'sad'

    that I give up my spare time to volunteer at a holiday centre for people with physical and mental disabilities. Some of my friends say it means I have no life because I have nothing better to do than volunteer there. But to be honest, I think that it's what life is all about...
    jessie123h jessie123h 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    In what ways does a guy see/treat his gf

    differently when she tells him she's a virgin?
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I told my crush I like him,

    IN ******* PERSON. I tapped him on the shoulder "fadol can I tell you something?" "Yeah sure" we moved to the Side and I told him after like 10 secs of silence. "I kinda like you " he smiled. "Are you the one whose been kiking me?" "No that was one of my best friends", he was...
    kidLeftInTheDark kidLeftInTheDark 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 7

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    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M 27 Responses Apr 28, 2014

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    What should I do? I really want to go to

    collage in L.A. But my boyfriend says no and that I should stay in New York & that when I graduate he's taking me to live with him. I love him & don't want to disappoint him (he gets mad/frustrated/disappointed really easily) but at the same time I want to be happy and feel as...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Is it normal to not be able to look at yourself

    over something you didn't do? Or did in a dream? Because in my dream I killed a puppy and my best friend and woke up feeling like a heartless monster. I would never do that irl.
    MinecraftGirl1999 MinecraftGirl1999 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Ugh. My bf's best friend is a serious mooch!

    He gets us for money, food, clothes, weed, alcohol an anything else we might have constantly! I continue to tell my bf that i cant stand him living off of us! But my bf continues to let him slide and keep taking the little bit that we have! I bring it up to him all the time...
    StephsReality StephsReality 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 24, 2014

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    Me and this guy met through my uncle,

    the age gap is 14 years, we've been together for 3 years now, thing have been going so well, the best ever... My uncle keeps making up stories about him and telling my family that his a bad guy, and for sure its lies I know.... My uncle himself does things on a side and his wife...
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I am a Christian but lately I've been

    questioning it a lot. I feel like I just am not connecting with it anymore. I'm just now living on my own and exploring life in my 20's. I want to take awhile and experiment with different religions, and other lifestyles but I'm afraid that if I leave my religion for a little...
    virginiamarie94 virginiamarie94 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    I'm out of the closet

    for the most part-everyone who asks, most of my school, and even my parents know I've had a girlfriend for almost a year now. However, some of the only people who do not yet know are my younger siblings, whose ages range from 14 to 9. Not only are they completely oblivious to my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 22

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    Basically, I've been invited to a fancy dress

    party next Saturday night & the theme is schoolgirl so I've narrowed it down to four different outfits. I've no idea which to get so I need to know your opinions & I'm not interested in any of the "you're only 15" or "you shouldn't be doing that stuff".1. 2. 3. 4...
    AllyXO AllyXO 13-15, F 27 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    There is this guy I like.

    .. We get along great! He's cute, funny, polite and is really respectful.. There's one problem :c I'm 19 and he has just turned 17 >.< I feel so bad because he is so young... Is that to young?? Help!
    lifeisnottoobad lifeisnottoobad 18-21, F 7 Responses May 9

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    I've been feeling a lot more

    than usual . It's scaring the hell out of me but it's also making me see my life in a different light . I'm sending the following message to my "friends" good or bad move? : This has been on my mind for a little bit so this might turn into long-ish rambling lol You've been...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I need some advice. A couple of years ago,

    I got into a big blow up with my best friend at the time. It ended with her not responding to my last message so we havent spoken since then. Its been at least 3 years. To this day, I still feel I need closure and have a lot of things that were left unsaid that I want to get off...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Crush

    I have a crush and I am shy to tell him shold I tell mim? help
    fullofshannonjoy fullofshannonjoy 16-17, F 25 Responses Nov 3, 2007

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    Just want to say that I normally don't talk

    about personal stuff but I need help. So I dated this guy but we broke up.. We started talking again and I don't know what it means. At times he can be so sweet like he use to be when we were together but then he can be a jerk. I don't know what to do with him and the whole...
    abzz1109 abzz1109 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had this "friend" from camp,

    I still see him. Anyway, people think that he's my boyfriend, but he is not. The reason for that is that he's always following me and today I started thinking does he like like me? What do you all think?
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    It'S Not Easy To Move On

    When i was younger 17/18 i had a boyfriend that i gave up everything for, my job, friends and family i moved away to be with him, and it was a huge mistake. He became abusive very quickly and every time i forgave him. i soon realized what i was putting myself through as long as i...
    Maz100 Maz100 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Has anyone here, at one point in time,

    been interested in a few different career paths? I don't know how to choose. I'm afraid if I pursue one I'll end up not liking it and regret not pursuing either of the others. If you've been in this situation, how did you choose? Any regrets? Did you end up liking your chosen...
    doveinflight doveinflight 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    (So,I don't go into detail

    or anything, and probably never will. It's not something I like to talk about. But it is kind of a touchy subject, so if that bothers you, you may block me (assuming you're in my circle) . I don't bring it up much. But I could really use some advice ...) I realize things would...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 17 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    Hi all !! I need to talk to somebody

    who won't judge me and understand me. Somebody elder who will be able to help me stop being insecure and depressed. I want to change my life and start feeling good about myself but somehow I fail everytime. I love a person very dearly but due to my obsessive behaviour he too is...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    Torn And Confused...

    I'm 18 and a virgin... I've been wanting to have sex for a while but I've always been "scared" to do it... in the past I've lost a lot of guys because I wouldn't have sex with them... I just started talking to this guy and told him that I'm not looking for a serious relationship...
    YoungandConfused345 YoungandConfused345 18-21, F 26 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    What's the best way for me to keep

    conversations with my boyfriend? I have a hard time finding something to say and I would really like to change that. Can anyone help me or tell me what I should do? Thanks in advance.
    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Okay, in the past I told me crush how I feel

    and she didn't exactly feel the same (Note above is her response to me giving her a note confessing my feelings). However, now things seem to have changed. She is now my #1 best friend and she is showing all the signs that girls usually exhibit when they like a guy. Usually this...
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M Jun 23

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    I need reassurance that I'm doing right.

    So there's this girl from school I don't consider as a best friend these days. We've drifted since I've lived off campus this year. I always invited her to hang but she rarely made an effort to come along. Which is fine but I thought it was unfair she never tried reaching out to...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response Jun 25

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    Who is being selfish in this?

    One of my best friends died yesterday and his funeral is on Monday. The thing is, the funeral is in Vancouver and we are in Toronto working. The day of the funeral is on our week off and Quinn (my sister) and me and some friends have tickets to this music festival in Quebec...
    ZacV11 ZacV11 16-17, M 2 Responses 43 mins ago

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    When we give advice, sometimes,

    we tell it more to ourselves rather to that person.
    gwenllian gwenllian 26-30, F Jun 23

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    I just need to tell someone my problems.

    .. and see what they say I would do... because I just don't know anymore
    lostandlonelyforever lostandlonelyforever 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Need Advice

    so i came to this web site just to comment some things i read that were really good stories.but i still have a story to tell.the problem is im scared to say it.i dont know other people do it.i..i just cant.pls tell me what to do!!!
    victor8038 victor8038 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    so wat happened was i got this crush on this

    girl and she didn't feel the same. she basically told me to leave her alone. i did and i was jus hoping she wouldn't tell anyone cause im not out yet. yea ik im so stupid. but she ended up telling the entire school that i was gay. and i got bullied everyday after. my parents...
    IKnowImAlone IKnowImAlone 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 7

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    I hate when people give me cliche advice like

    "never give up", well no **** lol
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    My moods fluctuate so intensely,

    I never know whether I'm coming or going. I have an increasingly terrible problem of pushing those I care about away. Although they try so hard to pull me back, I can't seem to stay. And when they give up, I can't say I blame them because who would want to stay if I can't make...
    lawree lawree 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Things I Would Tell My Younger Self The

    romance novels you read paint unrealistic expectations of relationships. Stop comparing yourself to other people, you are a swan in the making. Do not change yourself to satisfy the people in your life who do not appreciate you. It’s okay to say no. But don’t make...
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response May 30

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    Hi all, So I have a question,

    it's quiet personal actually it's very personal and I need your help. So I need to go on the pill but I have never actually been to the doctors alone. Their not willing to support me through this but I'm pretty sure I'm making the right choice. I'm from Australia and I don't...
    bunnybisquit333 bunnybisquit333 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Does it make sense to end a friendship

    if they owe me over $200? I lent my friend this money a year ago and never paid me back. A month ago, I asked for the money back and I haven't received anything as of yet. what do I do?
    angelxox28 angelxox28 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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